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Record year for drug money seizures

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  JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   It’s been a whirlwind year for the aggressive Lincoln County Sheriff’s Narcotics Division, which not only rounded up nearly 140 area drug dealers from three operations, but also seized an unprecedented amount of cash in the process, investigators told the Times-News earlier this month.…

Crash wrecks Vale power pole

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    JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   Lincoln County Emergency Medical Services transported a Vale man to a Cleveland County hospital Wednesday afternoon after West Lincoln Rescue Squad workers said he crashed into a power pole along N.C. 27 West, breaking it in half. The single-vehicle incident occurred around 2…

Untreated sewage spill prompts public warning in Denver

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  SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer   A roughly 5,000-gallon spill of untreated sewage and wastewater occurred Thursday afternoon in the eastern portion of the county following what appeared to be a lightning strike at a pump station. After the sewage started to flow toward a Lake Norman cove near the…

Rep. Saine to chair IT subcommittee in N.C. House

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  SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer   Lincoln County’s state representative will enter the next session of the General Assembly in a new leadership position. N.C. House Speaker Thom Tillis, R-Mecklenburg, recently announced his appointments to chair various subcommittees of the House Appropriations Committee, with N.C. Rep. Jason Saine, R-Lincoln, to…

Cooperative Extension seeks to get word out on available scholarships

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  AMANDA SEBASTIANO Staff Writer   “There are a reasonable number of small local scholarships available, and we want to make sure students are aware of them,” Lincoln County Cooperative Extension Director Kevin Starr told the Times-News last week. As area students head back to class in the new year,…

Obituaries 12-28-12

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Lucille Hedrick Mrs. Mary Lucille Miller Hedrick, 93, of Sharon School Road, Statesville, entered the arms of the Lord on Saturday morning, December 22, 2012 at Catawba County Hospice House, Newton, surrounded by her loving family. Lucille was born on October 30, 1919 in Iredell County and was the daughter…

Warning issued after untreated sewage spill in Denver

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SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer A roughly 5,000-gallon spill of untreated sewage and wastewater occurred Thursday afternoon in the eastern portion of the county following what appeared to be a lightning strike at a pump station. After the sewage started to flow toward a Lake Norman cove near the 4400 block of Burton…

Wreck on N.C. 27 breaks power pole, sends driver to the hospital

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Lincoln County Emergency Medical Services transported a man to a Cleveland County hospital Wednesday afternoon after West Lincoln Rescue Squad workers said he crashed into a power pole along N.C. 27 West, breaking it in half. The single-vehicle incident occurred around 2 p.m. in front of Hull’s Grove…

Obituaries — 12-26-12

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Precious Hoyle Caskey Precious Hoyle Caskey, age 89, of Lincolnton, died on Sunday, December 23, 2012. Her funeral service will be 2 p.m. on Thursday, December 27, 2012 in the Warlick Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tommy Wright officiating.  Burial will follow in the Southside Baptist Church Cemetery. The family…

Suspect accused of scamming Vale family

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Lincoln County deputies recently arrested a Randolph County man accused of scamming a Vale family out of money by telling them he worked construction jobs for the state, the Sheriff’s Office said. Deputies charged Tommy Mack Small Jr., 32, of 1011 Shamrock Road in Asheboro, with…